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on capitol hill tomorrow morning, featuring hha secretary kathleen sebelius and the congressman who was chairing the committee that will be grilling sebelius is about to join us. don't let all the obama news cry out, we closed at a new all time high for the dow and another all time high for the s&p 500 t. ramally keeps rolling along. all those stories, much more coming up on "the kudlow report" beginning right now. now, before we get to obama care. we got to show you the markets, because it was a record day on wall street. kayla joins us with all the key details. goef. >> good evening, larry the dow closing at an all time high, if it feels like de ja vu, it is, a day with mixed economic data, the big catalyst hopes for more stimulus from the fed, a read on the economy will come tomorrow. the s&p 500 got in the game, hitting a new high today, it's been doing that nearly every day, it seems. finally the nasdaq nearing a 13-year high, larry the dow transports and russell 2,000 hits new high, we will do that to the market. back to you. >> there may be more of that easy money on the way,
and sets the stage for kathleen sebelius, the health and human secretary to testify tomorrow. we expect fireworks then. >> we sure do. we'll not wait until november for. that >> details later. the main event is tomorrow as mike just mentioned. kathleen sebelius heads to the hill and takes the hottest seat in the town and we'll have it for you in america's newsroom. hello. >> i am doing fine. what is your first question to her? >> i have seen the contract and the contractors in our last week of questioning made it clear that cm s was the integrator and considerable testing that was supposed to be done in the last part of 2012 and 13 and 14. and yet they said it was not done two weeks before the system went live. >> why did they do that? >> what explains that, bill, is simply they did not follow a disciplined methodology for a system implementation of this magnitude. this is like a set of building blocks. if the foundation is cracked or structure that holds up the walls is flawed, then it is going to fall down, and that's what happen here with the web site. i disagree that it can be fixe
to handle six users at a time. >> secretary sebelius and her comments, she is already the laughing stock of america. >> i have a number of friendly tips to help you deal with those technical problems. for example, have you tried restarting your computer? >> why didn't she know that the president's signature legislation was, in fact, in trouble? >> the incompetence in building this web site is staggering. >> we don't need the government running our healthcare. >> he has lost considerable credibility. >> be sure to like us on facebook oh, look at that we are already up to three likes and i like that enthusiasm. >> a big new glitch knocks out the obama care web site halting online enrollment for all 50 states. this computer crash comes just a couple of days after h.h.s. secretary kathleen sebelius ensured reporters that the online experience can s. getting better. >> this is not about a web site, it's about making sure that millions of americans have access to affordable health insurance. >> the president said i could keep my doctor and keep my health insurance. apparently that's not true.
sebelius testifies. we'll have it for you. greta goes "on the record" right now. >>> this is a fox news alert. h.h.s. secretary kathleen sebelius has just announced a new date. she has now agreed to also testify before the u.s. senate on november 6th she will be there. that's the date she will appear before the senate finance committee. and tomorrow, of course, she testifies at a house energy and commerce committee hearing. and right now how is it that president obama seems to be the last to know? isn't he president? isn't obama care his program. first it was the rollout flop and now -- >> according to news reports, the obama administration knew for at least three years that millions, millions of americans would not be able to keep their health coverage. >> now, we know this morning is the president knew these letters were coming. >> the president kept saying, you know, if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. your premiums will be going down. but, in fact, the letter is completing contradictory to that. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if
on systemic failures. did she see the problems coming? did she tell hhs secretary sebelius? i want to bring in our company. e.j. dionne, susan page is usa today's washington bureau chief. good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with who she is. i think it's interesting. she was a nurse in the e.r., she worked her way up to ceo of a couple of big hospitals. so she knows something about running complicated organizations. susan, what are you expecting to see this morning? >> i think she's going to get a more respectful hearing than kathleen sebelius is likely to get tomorrow, but this is a warm-up for tomorrow's hearing with secretary sebelius. you know marilyn tavenner has earned a good reputation in washington as a straightforward person and competent manager. on the other hand, it's her agency that's been in charge of this exchange website that has had so many problems so she is sure to be grilled about that. >> it was one of her people, though, who pushed through a change, e.j., that forced users to create these accounts before they shopped for insurance and that's w
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and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. as we've been watching all morning long, marilyn tavenner has been trying to answer all of these questions to the best of her ability. when it comes to the affordable care act, one of the biggest ones being is how many people have actually enrolled. we know that there have been a lot of different hits on the different websites, but they won't have accurate numbers of enrollees in coming up mid-november. at least that's what we learned this morning. we have a lot to talk about this hour but i want to start off with nbc news investigative correspondent lisa myers who joins our conversation and dr. cory herbert from the lsu health sciences center. lisa, let me start with you because you had your exclusive report out explaining why so many millions of americans were getting cancellation notices. explain what your reporting has learned. >> basically we were trying to get our hands around what was going on out there and we looked strictly at the 14 million people getting their insurance from the individual market. they are getting cancellations or
texas joins us minutes away. bill: tomorrow is a huge day. at this hour, kathleen sebelius appears before congress. chair of the hearing republican congressman from michigan, fred upton, he will join us later this hour in "america's newsroom" about the leading question he has for kathleen sebelius and a whole lot more. including did the president ask for a preview of the website before the website went live? how does it work? what would i see if i logged on? all that is coming up. martha: that is a question we've been asking for a while. it will be interesting to hear the answer to that question from kathleen sebelius. did he ever sit down with you and say, how does this work. let's run it. if not, why not. >>> the president did not u.s. was secretly spying on dozens of leaders including the s.e. phone of german chancellor angela merkel. that raises more question this morning about what the president knows what is going on in his own administration. wendell goler is live at the white house. wendell there seems to be, according to all of these stories, when you stack them next to ea
sebelius to clear this up so people do not believe they are abandoned and have nothing and better explanation of what process -- and to wen daul's point that a sliver of people impacted in this way would go through? >> it's hard to know. you'll see kathleen sebelius tomorrow. the president will be in massachusetts tomorrow as well talking about health care. the fundamental problem here is that you had a president who went out on the stump when he was campaigning and talking about health care who over and over and over again said if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. it seemed now that isn't true. we had a lot of stories starting to flood the zone here at this point with people saying their premiums are going up, they've been canceled from the health insurance plans they had and liked. people saying that they get obama care, the doctor that's actually in their -- in the hospital isn't actually taking these plans. the problem is there isn't counter stories about successful signups from obama care, so this administration has a real problem on their ha
health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is expected to blame the federal contractors in her prepared remarks sebelius will say "cms has a track record of successfully overseeing the m many contractors our programs to function. unfortunately those subset of those contracts for healthcare.gov have nod. >> expecting this secretary to be able to fix what she hasn't been able to fix during the last three and a half years is unrealistic. it's throwing good money after bad. it's time for her to resign. someone else to take charge. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner says the repair will require much more than a tech surge. >> it's time to delay this. it's time to fix this before it gets any worse. >> reporter: tavenne tried to manage expectations saying initial enrollment numbers will be small. more people have received cancellation notices for current plans than have signed up. bret. >> mike emanuel live on the hill. mike, thank you. >>> a series of policy disasters for the administration and the subsequent explanations all point to a president who many now see as less than fu
. kathleen sebelius is going to be in front of energy and commerce on wednesday. i think that this picture, this story continues to unfold. mind, hold onat in to that for a second. invite you to the conversation mary agnes carrie. comment about the affordable ask questions, ask questions about the website. if you find yourself amongst the insured, 202-535-3880. uninsured, yourself 202-585-3881. find a line that best represents you. tweet us. we'll make the calls in a moment. starting with secretary sebelius. what do we expect to hear this week? > the same committee had the contractors in. so i think you can expect a lot of follow-ups. when did you become ware of problems. what specific steps did you take? house's the white involvement? why did you turn off the browsing feature at the beginning. it's there now. go to the site and look creating an without account. the thought was you could give them more information up front, the subsidy,fy for do they qualify for the medicaid expansion. sticker d reduce the shock that you will see on the browsing feature although on the browsing feature th
for joining us. >> thanks, wolf. >>> just ahead, ready and waiting for kathleen sebelius, the republican congressman, fred upton. he chairs the panel that will grill the health and human services secretary on the obama care rollout tomorrow morning. we will get a preview. we have new evidence the obama care website was headed for syria's problems before its rollout. that's coming up in our situation room special report. obama care under fire. tweet us. use the hash tag, simply. ♪ tracks! they connect the factories built along the lines. and that means jobs, lots of people, making lots and lots of things. let's get your business rolling now, everybody sing. ♪ norfolk southern what's your function? ♪ ♪ helping this big country move ahead as one ♪ ♪ norfolk southern how's that function? ♪ i'm on expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations than i'm equipped for, because i'm raising two girls on my own. i'll worry about the economy more than a few times before they're grown. but it's for them, so i've found a way. who matters most to you says the mo
to information on bank rate also. gerri: hhs secretary sebelius testifies before the house but the senate has a genius to ask questions the senate finance committee is requesting sebelius to testify wednesday, november wednesday, november 6 on the obamacare web site. we will be in washington d.c. tomorrow to cover the hearing. preparing for retirement is not just your 401k but a big life change. why should you be avoiding some high-yield products? at od, whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in. with premium service like one of the best on-time delivery records and a low claims ratio, we do whatever it takes to make your business our business. od. helping the world keep promises. gerri: you should know dash rock issued a a alert what theyy differ from traditional mutual funds and what to ask before investing in them. they're warning you that trouble lies ahead we will talk about this with rick, welcome back to the show. people have the sun said they don't know how it is different. help us to know what a closed end fund is. >> it is simple. you put money in and out with of the
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius say the president didn't know anything about the website problems? and why were the warnings ignored? what are you learning about this report? about what they knew? >> the main contractor, the key contractor issued this confidential report to the agency overseeing the health care.gov rollout. it warnld of a number of open risks and issues for the health care.gov webb. the report gave the highest priority to things in plain language like we don't have access to monitoring tools, not enough time to schedule or conduct adequate performance testing and hub services are enter mittenly unavailable. short for the sights not sim. they were saying back in september they were putting a team in place to alert whenever the hub go down. >> now, obviously the question is, did people in the white house know the significance of that? but what is the administration saying? kathleen sebelius has been so adamant that the president didn't know anything. what does this mean about that and why were the warnings ignored? >> they did issue a very brief, almost ter
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kathleen sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, will be testifying before that panel. we'll get a preview from fred upton. at 6:00 p.m., we'll have special coverage, a special report on obama care. thanks very much for watching. "news room" with brooke baldwin continues right now. >> wolf, thank you. great to be with you. i'm brooke baldwin. we continue here today. the world wants answers. right now this congressional hearing is underway. when you look at some of these pictures, this wasn't too long ago, these protesters here in the back of this room. they're holding up signs as the head of the nsa and the president's top intelligence chief are both there to testify as anger and suspicion grow over accusations of widespread u.s. spying. the worst of it, tapping the phones of u.s. allies. >> we, all of us in the intelligence community, are very much aware that the recent unauthorized disclosures have raised concerns that you've alluded to, both here in congress and across the nation, about our intelligence activities. we know the public wants to understand how its inte
health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will testify. on sunday, healthcare.gov was knocked offline. service has been restored. >>> also on capitol hill, the directors of the national intelligence agency and the nsa will appear in front of lawmakers as outrage over spying accusations continues to grow. the nsa reportedly tapped into the phones of about 35 world leaders, including german chancellor merkel. sources differ on when the white house learned of the phone taps of foreign leaders. >>> chris brown now a free man after that weekend brawl we told you about yesterday that led to his arrest. >> a judge reduced the charges against the 24-year-old singer. we'll tell you why he could still face a lot of legal trouble. [ laughter ] smoke? nah, i'm good. [ male announcer ] celebrate every win with nicoderm cq, the unique patch with time release smartcontrol technology that helps prevent the urge to smoke all day long. help prevent your cravings with nicoderm cq. why would i take one pepcid® when i could take tums® throughout the day when my heartburn comes back? 'cause you o
kathleen sebelius will appear before a house committee tomorrow. the house energy and commerce committee, that is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of other hearings to mention, this afternoon, national intelligence director, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will appear before a house committee tomorrow. the house energy and commerce committee, that is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of other hearings to mention, this afternoon, national intelligence director, james clapper along with nsa director general keith ellison xander will testify about the nsa surveillance program following recent revelations that the agency spied on foreign leaders and that will be live on c-span three afternoon at 1:00 30. -- at 1:30 p.m.. the mother of trayvon martin is one of the ones testifying on stand your ground defense laws calling for states to qualify their standards which vary and are applied inconsistently. this is live coverage on c-span. >> young trayvon martin sought to defend himself because i strongly suspect that mr. zimmerman could not apprehend any law
did he know? we'll ask that question of secretary sebelius tomorrow in the energy and commerce committee. these are issues of trust that the democrats are going to have to respond to when we go into this election cycle a year from now. >> do you have to campaign? does your republican candidates have to campaign beyond -- do you have to not look like you're rooting for failure? do you have to campaign on a solution that -- i mean, one thing the house republicans haven't had is their own health care plan to run on. >> right. >> i know paul ryan was coming up with one. is that the idea that you'll rally around what paul ryan is writing for january? >> well, first of all, two things. one, you do have to talk about how you're going to solve problems, which is what we did in the energy and commerce committee last week, figuring hout how do you waste $600 million, what they wasted on solyndra, and have a website that doesn't work? we'll get to the bottom of that. whether you like obama care or not, i don't want us to waste $600 million on a site -- >> do you want it to work? do you wa
secretary kathleen sebelius, today's hot seat belonged to medicare administrator, marlin tavenner, the federal official who oversees the new health insurance exchanges. and she became the first senior official to apologize for the troubled rollout. >> to the millions of americans who have attempted to use healthcare.gov to shop and enroll in health care coverage, i want to apologize to you, that the website has not worked as well as it should. i want to assure you that healthcare.gov can and will be fixed and we are working around the clock to deliver the shopping experience that you deserve. >> now, you didn't think that would be enough for congressional republicans, did you? no, indeed. they have already moved on to their newest, latest favorite line of attack. >> if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. is that a true statement? >> the white house.gov website says if you want to keep the health insurance you've got, you can keep it. and now they're being told they can't. that's a lie. >> yeah, that's the one. the claim that millions of americans are losing the insura
sebelius says these are the essential benefits for the entire united states of america and you have to follow them is not choice, and that's what they said would happen so this administration knew exactly what it was doing, and it's not insurance company's fault that employers that have over 50 employees are saying forget this. it's too costly. go into the exchanges. that was an easy lie that he didn't have to make. >> they made their own bed. >> coming, we're going to take a look at some of the most something something provocative media reaction to the late -- they were so interested in what we were talking about they forgot that they had to roll the teleprompter. all right. we're going to look at more stuff. before we go check out our facebook page at facebook.com/thefivefnc. stay with us. it's a growing trend in business: do more with less with ss energy.hp is help. soon, the world's most intelligent servers, designed by hp, will give ups over twice the performance, using forty percent less energy. multiply that across over a thousand locations, and they'll provide the same benef
that. secretary sebelius is not happy about that. that is why we have dedicated these focus resources to fixing the existing problems. >> reporter: existing problems and now an extension with a six- week extension. of course you have until the end of march to sign up. some republicans and some democrats now are joining together to talk about maybe having a one-year postponement. meantime the medicare chief largely thought to be responsible for the launch of healthcare.gov will be testifying late other capitol hill. secretary came lien sebelius -- secretary kathleen sebelius will be in the spotlight tomorrow. >>> voters in virginia will be electioning a new governor in one week. the gender gap for the main party candidates, "washington post" survey gives democrat terry mcauliffe 51% of the vote and republican ken cuccinelli 39%. however, among men, cuccinelli has a slight lead, 45 to 44. for the women, mcauliffe leads 58 to 44 percent. the poll has a margin of error of 4.5%. >>> to get the votes, the candidates are bringing in some high profile supporters. president obama now plans to
sebelius is not happy about that. and that is why we have dedicated these focus resources to fixing the existing problems. >> reporter: the administration is now having to answer questions about new reports surfacing that millions of americans will get letters of cancellation on their existing individual health care plans because they won't allegedly meet the requirements of the health care overhaul. the administration is saying that -- the reports are saying the administration knew that this would happen. the president meantime stands by health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. he is heading to boston to talk about the implementation of the affordable care act. secretary sebelius is getting ready to answer questions from lawmakers here on capitol hill tomorrow but first the medicare chief who is thought to be responsible for healthcare.gov and its launch will be answering questions today. back to you. >> ko im, thank you, reporting live from health and human services headquarters. >>> parts of the strict new abortion law in texas have been declared unconstitutional. a
sebelius will be questioned about the problem-plagued on line exchange. she will be the most high profile figure to testify on the rolling outout. it will be her first time on capitol hill since the october 1 launch of the website. republicans have called for her resignation, but president obama said he still has faith in her. >> penn state university is getting ready to pay out $60 million to victims of former football coach jerry sandusky, announcing settlements with 26 accusers. this comes more than a year after sandusky was accused of 45 counts of child sex abuse and sent to prison for life. penn state president rodney erickson called the settlements another step forward in the healing process for victims. >> a surprising study of college campuses finds repeat rapists often go unpunished. >> he wasn't suspended. >>? >> he wasn't expelled? >> no. >> school predators going from one victim to another. why law enforcement have such a hard time bringing them to justice. >> where are you guys one year later? >> basically exactly the same place we were the day after the storm. >> the insuran
. mr. president, the president should ask the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius to resign her position because of the disastrous rollout of obamacare. taxpayers have spent $400 million to create exchanges, but after three and one half years still don't work. as a result, the white house had to announce last night that the key enforcement mechanism to their individual mandate, a $95 fine that increases every year, will be waived until the end of march of next year. that's fine for those currently without insurance. but for the millions being forced into the exchanges and losing their current insurance, there's no relief. just higher prices. a likely lapse in insurance coverage. a broken web site. and broken promises. we already know of 1.5 million americans are losing their policies because starting january 1, many insurance policies that they now have will not be legal under obamacare and because the exchange will not be working, they won't be able to choose another policy. this chart gives an example of what's going on. just in three states: california, florida
approach. meanwhile health and human services secretary katherine sebelius will receive grilling also, her first appearance on capitol hill since the website launched on october 1st. there are members of congress calling for her head on a platter. >>> the nation's top intelligence leaders are going to be facing top questions when they head to capitol hill today. james clapper the head of national intelligence head keith alexander are both set to testify before the house intelligence committee, erica ferrari has our story. >> a bipartisan group of lawmakers, curtail the national security agency's indistric indiscriminate,. >> james sensenbrenner. , provides stronger restrictions against who the nsa can target when it comes to spying and require the government to delete information it collects accidentally, more aggressively than it does now. the bill reportedly has a dozen co-sponsors in the senate and 70 in the house. meanwhile senator dianne feinstein, the democratic head of the intelligence committee, in a statement feinstein said i am totally opposed to nsa surveillance of u.s. allies.
and human services director kathleen sebelius will be appearing to do the same. cgi, the main contractor developing the website may have warned the obama administration that it wouldn't be ready to go live on october 1st. either way this is what we know as of now. it needs until the end of november to fix the technical glitches on healthcare.gov . two months after the launch. all right, so now what we have to figure out is what happens after that. it's not really about the launch that's the most important thing. what the issue is what people are going to end up paying. to compensate for the delay the penalty >> maybe a good thing. i don't. >> what dubonnet? >> well, what i mean is the following. look, let's start with the big picture. the big ping is most americans. vast majority of americans get health insurance from their employer or from the government. for those folks nothing changed on january 1. we're really drilling down to a relatively small slice of americans 6% who buy their insurance on their own. of that population half of which already have insurance that is better than the
for an even higher profile won tomorrow. kathleen sebelius will testify before a house committee tomorrow morning -- tomorrow morning. back to you. >> thank you. >>> and meanwhile, up to 14 million americans who buy their health insurance individually will have their policies canceled within the year. this is according to a report from nbc news. the plans will be canceled because they don't meet the standards laid out by the new law. reportedly, the obama administration has known about this for the past three years. the white house says in most cases those with canceled policies will be automatically shifted to plans with better protections. >>> and here in california, the director of the state health program says he plans to reveal enrollment numbers in mid- november. peter lee says once the figures are posted, they will be very detailed broken down by city, age of enrollees and which kind of plans they have selected. >>> barry bonds is, again, trying to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. yesterday, the home run leader's legal team filed a question with the circuit cou
that meets our requirements. >> reporter: it's kathleen sebelius' turn in the hot seat tomorrow. in her remarks, she says for most americans premiums will be lower under the affordable care act and she'll no doubt be grilled about that. bertha coombs for "nightly business report." >>> coming up, fees for checking bags, printing out boarding passes are helping airlines with revenue but what's the real cost to you? >>> the proposed merger of u.s. aways and american may beç clor to lift off. both carries have agreed to use a mediator to help settle the lawsuit. justice officials are concerned the merger would limit competition and would result in higher airline ticket prices. if they can't settle their differences with a federal mediator a trial to stop it is scheduled. >>> airlines around the world will collect a record $46 billion in revenue this year. a big chunk comes from the fees passengers pay from everything from checking bags to printing out boarding passes so how much more is it adding to the soaring cost of air travel? you'll be surprised. >> reporter: let's be honest, travele
that healthcare healthcare.gov wasn't doing well. >> kathleen sebelius said that the president didn't know about the website problems until after the launch. >> when did you know there was a problem? >> it became clear fairly early on. the first couple days that -- >> but not before that though? not before october 1? >> jon: you didn't know there would be problems until the day -- this is your signature program. your name is on it. you look like the charmin bear just found out what people do with his toilet paper. you put this where? i've been rubbing this on my face for years! may be a bit concerning that the president wasn't kept in the loop about the program named after him. but appeared to be very few loops. >> for the first time, the government revealed that it man -- monitored some 35 world leaders, including angela merkel. and the president was kept in the dark about it for five years. >> jon: what? so for five years. i assume the president is being presented with the findings from this world leader monitoring. never occurred to him in five years, how are we getting this? does the preside
sebelius made it public. reporters had access to the information all along. the fact is those with skimpy benefits and high out of pocket costs so taxpayers have to pay -- >> kristen, it was my fault. it was the media's fault and the american people's fault because they should have understood period didn't mean period. >> they are trying to go into another pint .that it never should have been considered insurance in the first place. that exposes what it's about. if you go back the to the supreme court argument over whether it was constitutional the debate centered on whether hips was something everybody would need and it was constitutional to mandate it. the question is was health insurance is same as health care? conservatives say it is not. health insurance is something that should protect you against risk. not be the mechanism of payment for every health care service in your life. >> you were grandfathered unless they changed any part of your policy. then guess what. the department of health and human services wrote regulations that sonar rowed what the insurance companies could do tha
to train their fire on her boss kathleen sebelius. >> i understand you're not publicly releasing those numbers but i'm asking, do you have any idea of on a weekly basis how many people enrolled in how do you not know how many people have enrolled? >> we'll have those numbers available mid november. >> while the sniping over the website persists in committee, republican leadership is out with a new message. we're over the website. >> the problem with obama care isn't just the website, it's the whole law. >> the bottom line is the problems with obama care run deeper than just the website. >> the problems go well beyond a flopped website. >> it is clear obama care and flaws are much more than the website. the website is the tip of the iceberg. >> this week republicans smelled blood in president obama's claim no americans would be kicked off their existing plans. >> let me repeat this. nothing in our plan requires you to change what you have. >> and yet as nbc reports a detailed look at the legislation shows that the administration knew that more than 40 to 67% of those in the individual m
on capitol hill. here is marsha blackburn on the commission that will grill kathleen sebelius tomorrow. welcome back to the program. >> thank you. stuart: you've got a lot of exposure recently on tv, i've been watching you on all kinds of networks and you're highly critical of kathleen sebelius, we know that. i say that the president will never fire her, will never ask her to step aside and she will not volunteer to step aside. am i wrong? >> well, i think that regardless of all of that, whether she stays or whether she goes, what we want to do is find out how much money they've been on this website, who was actually supposed to be coordinating and integrating all of these portals and these stove pipes and we want to know past, present and future, what this is going to end up costing the american people. you know, the incompetence is absolutely staggering, and seeing this kind of incompetence in a website certainly does not lend any confidence whatsoever that they can protect your privacy or they can deliver health care. >> now, ten democrats in the senate want the extension-- want an
theft. what else are we going to learn this week, mr. president, when secretary sebelius testifies in the house tomorrow? will she actually open up? will she tell people the truth? will she give them the real numbers? or will she not admit to what is actually going on and refuse to answer the questions? how much worse does the obama administration's incompetence get? what will it take for the president to admit that his health care law has been a train wreck and that he'll have to delay it for at least a year? we know he's going to have to do it at least eventually. there is no way awful these problems will going to get fixed quickly and he's going to have to delay the individual mandate shall naindz says every american must buy, have, and prove they have health insurance and who's the enforcer? the i.r.s., the internal revenue service. the president should just go ahead and do it now and also delay all the other parts of the law, not just the mandate. it's time for president obama to really come clean with the american people about what his administration knew and then come to the
. just after kathleen sebelius praised the very same component that crashed as a model of efficiency and security. ouch. that malfunction was fixed, but it is the tip of the proverbial iceberg and no one is taking responsibility for all that has gone wrong with the website. the question is -- and there must be an answer to this at some point -- where does the buck stop? tom forman has been trying to figure it all out. it would seem like an easy question to answer. but it isn't. but how did it go so wrong? >> it would seem that way. we know this. the obama care girl who was on the cover here, smiling young woman who embraced the federal website, has disappeared. we don't know why. maybe she's not smiling amid all these problems, but it's just as well. because too many people were involved with this from the start. that's what we're learning. how did this go so wrong? in a perfect world most agree that it should have gone like this. the white house, president obama, would establish and outlined some goals. the department of health and human services would come up with a man to reach th
that is gaining some steam out there, kathleen sebelius, the secretary of health and human services, what should she do? should she resign? we're going to talk about that and much more. two congressmen from opposite sides of the aisle both standing by. there you see them up on capitol hill, marsha blackburn and sheila jackson lee. an important smart debate, that's coming up next. so there i was again, explaining my moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis to another new stylist. it was a total embarrassment. and not the kind of attention i wanted. so i had a serious talk with my dermatologist about my treatment options. this time, she prescribed humira-adalimumab. humira helps to clear the surface of my skin by actually working inside my body. in clinical trials, most adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw 75% skin clearance. and the majority of people were clear or almost clear in just 4 months. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, or other types of cancer have happened. blood, l
crashed the site yesterday. just after kathleen sebelius praised the very same component that crashed as a model of efficiency and security. ouch. that malfunction was fixed, but it is the tip of the proverbial iceberg and no one is taking responsibility for all that has gone wrong with the website. the question is -- and there must be an answer to this at some point -- where does the buck stop? tom forman has been trying to figure it all out. it would seem like an easy question to answer. but it isn't. but how did it go so wrong? >> it would seem that way. we know this. the obama care girl who was on the cover here, smiling young woman who embraced the federal website, has disappeared. we don't know why. maybe she's not smiling amid all these problems, but it's just as well. because too many people were involved with this from the start. that's what we're learning. how did this go so wrong? in a perfect world most agree that it should have gone like this. the white house, president obama, would establish and outlined some goals. the department of health and human services would come
tavennar testified today. and tomorrow we'll here from kathleen sebelius. are you hearing anything newsbreaking on capitol hill. >> today marilyn t avennar did apologize. she's the highest level so far who has actually apologized. with the secretary's tem i think we would like to know a little bit more about enrollment. we would like to know what are they doing to fix the problems. i don't know if we're going to hear that or not, but what are the specific technical things they're doing. we heard last week that they hope to have the you whole thing running smoothly by the end of november. is that still on track? that kind of thing. we may or may not hear about that tomorrow. >> michael weinberg how close are you watching these hearings. >> i'm focused on reality. people can spin this all day long. democrats, republicans, but at the end of the day either people will be able to get enrolled, will have a healthy risk pool, or rewon't. i'll read the stories about it, but i'm out here trying to make things work in california, where incidentally they are going a lot better. >> tell what's
the decision not to release the numbers until november when kathleen sebelius said she didn't know. so this woman basically admitted they did know, they're just not releasing it. dennis: okay. >> why did sebelius say -- do. dennis: all right, allan? >> look, i wish we had single payer. a lot of people who don't agree with obamacare are some on the left who would like a more progressive program. medicare for all would have been simpler. this has been marketed really badly because people don't understand it. dennis: yeah. marc, do you think at this point we're going to be able to fix this? what's going to happen next? >> well, the problem is what they've done is they intentionally engineered this system where people are going to be, millions of people are going to be involuntarily taken out of their plans, but what they didn't count on, the rub is that the web site isn't working. and so what the problem is now, the people who are getting forced out of their insurance can't get new insurance on the exchanges. we're going to actually have on january 1st millions of people without insurance
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